Education and Experience: Must be a Licensed or pre-licensed MFT, LCSW, or equivalent licensed practitioner of the healing arts. Education and experience consistent with establishing and maintaining active licensure, with two years licensed experience strongly preferred. Experience with assessments, evidence-based practices, treatment modalities, and trauma informed practices. Experience in clinical and psychoeducational training. Experience with homeless population preferred.
Professional: Must be fluent in English and Spanish, both writing and speaking. Ability to work in an independent, organized, calm and reassuring manner using good boundaries and good judgment; to be reliable, dependable and flexible; and to accept supervision, suggestions and feedback. Must have interest in working with persons with a behavioral health disability. Ability to work within all the rules, regulations, and policies that govern agency compliance. Organized, responsible, professional, able to work on many projects simultaneously, to be flexible, empathic and able to relate to clients, other professionals, and the general community. Skills MS Office (including Word and Outlook) at not less than an intermediate level with a working knowledge of Excel. Must have excellent oral and written skills, and the ability to communicate with both internal and external contacts. Must be a positive team player. Must have a valid California driver’s license with an insurance driving record and personal automobile for use on the job (mileage reimbursement provided monthly).
Physical Requirements: Capable of the following intermittent activities: stretching, bending, kneeling, twisting, squatting, reaching above and below the shoulder, pushing, pulling, grasping and lifting up to 20 pounds. Capable of the following extended activities: driving, writing, standing and sitting. Employee is required to: walk and climb stairs; reach with hands and arms; be mobile by moving oneself from place to place quickly and easily; carry and lift; climb hills; bend, stoop or kneel; operate a computer keyboard; able to complete all forms in personal writing; make and receive telephone calls; use copier. Employee will be subjected to outside environmental conditions while conducting various levels of outreach to the homeless population. In addition to working in a typical office environment, the employee will be required to work in areas inhabited by homeless persons, to include working in dirty environments and dealing with challenging individuals.